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Blackbird: A Novel
Debut novel Blackbird out in November 2017 via Skyhorse.
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Michael Fiegel (aka aeonite) is a writer and game designer best known as the creator of Ninja Burger and the Day of the Ninja. He has written for and supported several MMORPGS, including Aion: The Tower of Eternity and Aion: Assault on Balaurea, TERA, and Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising, as well as the interactive fiction game The Away Team. He has also written and designed multiple acclaimed pen-and-paper RPGs including Hellas: Worlds of Sun & Stone, Vox, and the ENnie award-winning Folkloric: Baba Yaga.
He has written numerous articles, reviews and columns for a variety of Internet properties and magazines, including Dragon Magazine, The Escapist, Gamegrene, R. Talsorian, and Slashdot. From 2002 to 2005 he was the Lead Columns Editor for RPG.net. He was also an early member of Fark.com and created many of that site’s graphics during its fledgling years, including the logo.
In addition to his work as a writer and designer, he has worked in multiple fields including technical writing, QA, radio copywriting and news editing. From 2011 to 2015 he was a Community Manager and Fair Play Manager at KIXEYE, during which time he earned a Certificate in Private Investigation from the University of Washington.
He is currently supporting his first novel (titled Blackbird) and writing his next few. He is represented by Victoria Sanders & Associates, LLC.
My Writing Setup
Blackbird was not written in one place, at one time, in one way. It came together in bits and pieces over the course of 17 years, on at least seven different computers that I can think of. The writing was spread out across four different states, in at least two dozen different places including various …
Timeline Part 2
(Continued From Part 1) Once I’d finished writing Blackbird, it took quite a while for me to figure out that I hadn’t finished writing Blackbird. I realized that I had only written a first draft, of course, and took appropriate actions: I selected some friends to be my “beta readers” and sent them some proof …
Timeline Part 1
Blackbird was first brought into the world on July 6, 1999, and will finally be published on November 14, 2017. Quite a long journey, but to see only the bookends you miss much of what went into making it what it ended up being. Perhaps it’s only interesting to me, but then I’m probably the …
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